Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Appoints Commissioner to Lead Newly Created Atlanta Department of Transportation
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the appointment of Josh Rowan to lead Atlanta’s newly formed Department of Transportation (ATLDOT).
11/13/2019 10:10 AM
he center will open today, Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. and will remain open through Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
11/12/2019 12:00 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today that Shelby Busó has been named Chief Sustainability Officer. In this role, she will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of resilience and sustainability efforts for the City of Atlanta.
10/15/2019 3:03 PM
The Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust (“Task Force”) released its report containing recommendations for potent operational and legislative changes to the City’s ethics, transparency and compliance framework.
10/14/2019 4:09 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Directs City of Atlanta to Join More than 105 Cities, Counties and Municipalities on Amicus Brief in Support of DACA
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that the City of Atlanta has joined more than 105 cities, counties and municipalities in filing an amicus brief in the case of DHS v. Regents of California, arguing that the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was unlawful and unconstitutional.
10/08/2019 2:54 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Atlanta’s first-ever bike lane pop-up.
10/08/2019 11:49 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today that Katerina Taylor has been named Executive Director of WorkSource Atlanta – the City’s workforce agency that provides job seekers with resources to attain sustainable employment.
10/07/2019 6:00 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Statement on Mayor’s Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust Final Meeting
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued the following statement after the Mayor’s Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust concluded their final meeting this week.
10/04/2019 3:29 PM
The City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) announced the 2019 lineup of exhibitions, events, and community activities for the city’s annual public art festival, ELEVATE, which will be hosted in the historic Pittsburgh neighborhood from Monday, Oct. 14, to Saturday, Oct. 19.
09/30/2019 12:06 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced a two-year, $5 million plan to bring accelerated safety redesigns to Atlanta’s streets, identifying more than 20 city corridors for rapid implementation changes to improve safety for people who walk, drive, take transit or ride a bike or e-scooter.
09/25/2019 9:00 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Orders Review of City’s Office of Contract Compliance Equal Business Opportunity Program
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has ordered a review of the City’s Office of Contract Compliance (OCC) Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) program.
09/16/2019 2:46 PM
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works announced that in observance of Labor Day, there will be no residential garbage, yard waste, recyclables or bulk items collected on Monday, September 2, 2019.
08/27/2019 12:39 PM
Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Awarded International Reaccreditation by Commission on Fire Accreditation International and Center for Public Safety Excellence
The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department (AFRD) has successfully defended its recommendation for continued accredited status by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) and Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. (CPSE).
08/21/2019 11:07 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Issues Statement on Passage of Legislation to Repeal Department of Planning’s Authorization to Issue Sharable Dockless Mobility Device Permits
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued the following statement upon the passage of legislation to codify into City Code an executive order repealing the Department of City Planning’s authorization to issue new permits for sharable dockless mobility devices.
08/19/2019 5:11 PM
Legislation will be introduced to enter into an intergovernmental (IGA) agreement with the City of Smyrna and Cobb County to conduct air testing.
08/19/2019 10:22 AM